Springtime Carpin’

With the busy life of a guide comes the sacrifice of rarely fishing with your best fishing buddies. Zach and I hadn’t gotten out on the water together since our first trip to Christmas Island back in December. However, Easter Sunday snuck up on us both as an opportunity to wet a line and see […]

Gear, Species

Carpin Toad

I absolutely love carp fishing. I’ve been fixating on it a lot lately, and although it can be frustrating, it is so much fun to finally catch those fatties. On a good trout day you can catch double digits in no time, but carp are a different story. It’s considered a good carp day if […]

Destinations, Gear

Roadtrip Report: Louisiana Redfish

Over this last weekend, while on a trip to New Orleans for a wedding, my girlfriend and I decided to sneak away to chase after some bull redfish. Despite warmer temperatures pushing the fish into deeper water, our guide, Paul Lappin, booked through Fly Water Expeditions, was convinced we were going to have opportunities on […]


Front Range Anglers Adds Orvis Products

Front Range Anglers, Boulder Colorado’s premier fly-fishing center, is partnering with The Orvis Company to extend its selection of high-quality flyfishing rods, reels and technical gear to the greater Boulder market. For years Front Range Anglers has nurtured a strong and passionate flyfishing community, with educational seminars, expert fly-tying instruction and equipment demos throughout the […]


Fish Wrap

When I was a kid we killed and ate everything we caught. We used to fish one pond where the owner fed the trout every day with day old French bread. Those were the best trout I ever tasted. These days I will take trout once or twice a year. I take Brookies from high […]

Fishing Report

Guide Report: Dream Stream

I went to the Dream Steam Wednesday after hearing that the beasts have arrived. It’s a cool river, however, the crowds are insane. People from all over come to fish and give it their best shot at a trophy trout. Anyhow, I chose the coldest day to fish during the week thinking that the snow […]